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Babette S. Zemel, PhD

Babette S. Zemel, PhD

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Research Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street
Room 1560
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-1669
Fax: 215-590-0604
B.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1979.
M.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
Ph.D. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Hawkes CP, Zemel BS, Kiely M, Irvine AD, Kenny LC, O’B Hourihane J, Murray DM: Body composition within the first 3 months: Optimized correction for length and correlation with BMI at 2 years. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 2016 Notes: In press.

Freedman DS, Zemel BS, Ogden L.: Secular trends for skinfolds differ from those for BMI and waist circumference among adults examined in NHANES from 1988-1994 through to 2009-2010. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition October 2016.

Schall JI, Hediger ML, Zemel BS, Rutstein RM, Stallings VA: Comprehensive Safety Monitoring of 12-Month Daily 7000-IU Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Children and Young Adults. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 40(7), Sep 2016.

Zemel BS, Gómez-Bruton A, González-Agüero A, Gómez-Cabello A, Matute-Llorente A, Moreno LA, Casajús JA, Vicente-Rodríguez G.: Bone structure of adolescent swimmers; a peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) study. J Sci Med Sport 19(9), Sep 2016.

Malone SK, Zemel BS, Compher C, Souders M, Chittams J, Thompson AL, Pack A, Lipman T: Social jet lag, chronotype and body mass index in 14-17 year old adolescents. The Journal of Biological and Medical Rhythm Research August 2016.

Mitchell, J. A., Chesi, A., Elci, O., McCormack, S. E., Roy, S. M., Kalkwarf, H. J., Lappe, J. M., Gilsanz, V., Oberfield, S. E., Shepherd, J. A., Kelly, A., Grant, S. F., Zemel, B. S.: Physical Activity Benefits the Skeleton of Children Genetically Predisposed to Lower Bone Density in Adulthood. J Bone Miner Res August 2016.

Hawkes Colin P, Zemel Babette S, Kiely Mairead, Irvine Alan D, Kenny Louise C, O'B Hourihane Jonathan, Murray Deirdre M: Body Composition within the First 3 Months: Optimized Correction for Length and Correlation with BMI at 2 Years. Hormone research in paediatrics Aug 2016.

Mitchell JA, Chesi A, McCormack SE, Roy SM, Cousminer DL, Kalkwarf H J, Lappe JM, Gilsanz V, Oberfield SE, Shepherd JA, Kelly A, Zemel B S, Grant SF: Rare EN1 Variants and Pediatric Bone Mass. J Bone Miner Res August 2016.

McCormack, S.E., Chesi, A, Mitchell, J.A., Roy,S.M., Cousminer, D.L., Kalkwarf, H.J., Lappe, J.M., Gilsanz, V, Oberfield, S.E., Shepherd, J.A., Mahboubi, S., Winer, K.K., Kelly, A., Grant, S.F.A., Zemel, B.S.: Relative skeletal maturation and population ancestry in non-obese children and adolescents. Journal of Bone Mineral Research (accepted) July 2016.

Hatch-Stein JA, Kelly A, Gidding SS, Zemel BS, Magge SN: Sex differences in the associations of visceral adiposity, homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance, and body mass index with lipoprotein subclass analysis in obese adolescents. J Clin Lipidol 10(4): 757-66, Jul-Aug 2016.

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